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Bod-Inc: S-260


Speculum aureum animae peccatricis.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Aureum speculum anime peccatricis docens peccata uitare ostendendo uiam salutis'.

a2r [Dionysius Carthusiensis pseudo-; Jacobus de Gruytrode; Jacobus de Clusa; Gerardus de Schiedam pseudo-]: Speculum aureum animae peccatricis. See A‑569.


Imprint: [Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, c.1494]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sack and BSB‑Ink; Sheppard dates [c.1494-7].


Collation: a–d6.

Illustrations: Woodcut.


ISTC: is00647000

Hain: HC *14901;

Goff: Goff S‑647;

Proctor: Pr 1423;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑26 Sack, Freiburg, 1950; Schramm VIII p. 22; Schreiber V 3828; Sheppard 1054; Voulliéme, Köln, 374.

LCN: 14459395


Copy number: S-260(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century green cloth. The title, gold-tooled along the spine, attributes the book to Hugo de S. Caro.

Size: 218 × 150 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 140 mm.

Occasional marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and underlining in a sixteenth-century hand, brown ink. ‘8' in pencil on a1r.

The woodcut on a1r is coloured.

Provenance: Purchased from Joseph Baer & Co., 7 May 1884, Catalogue 143, no. 640, for 6 Marks.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.53.

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